London– 21 January, 2009– Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today confirmed it has signed a development agreement with UK based Monumental Games. Under the terms of the agreement Monumental Games will develop an as yet unannounced multi-platform title scheduled for release and published by Capcom later this year.
Monumental Games was founded in 2005 by Rik Alexander and Rocco Loscalzo and has two UK based offices in Nottingham and Manchester as well as an operation in Pune, India and currently employs over 100 people.
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ABOUT MONUMENTAL GAMES
Monumental Games Limited (MGL, UK) specialises in the development of multi-platform, multi-player online games based upon its proprietary Monumental Technology Suite (MTS). Formed in 2005 by CEO Rik Alexander and CTO Rocco Loscalzo, the company now employs over 100 developers across three studios in Nottingham (UK), Manchester (UK) and Pune (India). Monumental is dedicated to recruitment of the best online talent in the industry and constant improvement of its technology in order to consistently develop world-class titles.
For further information on Monumental Games please visit www.monumentalgames.com.